Lagos - The fuel crisis across the country worsened as most of the petrol stations were shut down leaving motorists stranded, Punch reports.
The situation was made worse by the agitation of independent marketers that the Federal Government needs to pay them the difference occasioned by the sudden reduction from N97 to N87 per litre.
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The marketers had claimed to have imported fuel earlier based on the N97 price and had expected to be reimbursed.
It was also revealed that oil marketers were no longer interested in importing the product mainly because of the rising exchange rate of the dollar to the Naira.
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